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Steelers 2019 Minicamp Recap, Day 2: Teryl Austin’s role with the Steelers becomes more clear

Time to check out what went down on Day 2 of Mandatory Minicamp at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.

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Mike Tomlin has been downright awful at challenges the past three seasons. This isn’t a little known fact among the Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan base. Desperately in need of help, Tomlin finally brought in some help. Newly hired assistant Teryl Austin will be helping Tomlin with this role, along with helping with the defensive secondary, moving forward.

Just look at some of these stats via Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

It seems as if the Steelers are taking a closer look into the replay challenges for the 2019 season, and rightfully so considering the fact pass interference calls will be suspect to review.

That wasn’t the only news coming from minicamp Wednesday, so let’s get into some of the other aspects of the team’s second of three mandatory minicamp practices.

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster speaks

Smith-Schuster vowed to be a good due to the media during OTAs, and he lived up to that billing during his first media session of minicamp. He spoke about Antonio Brown, and a whole lot more...

  • Mike Tomlin Recap

Take a listen as Mike Tomlin talks about Artie Burns, Diontae Johnson and much more!

  • It’s a family affair

Devin Bush sat down with to talk about his transition from not just college to the NFL, but also rookie minicamp to mandatory minicamp. On top of that, he talks about how the entire team, including Ben Roethlisberger, have helped him get acclimated to his new gig.

  • Position Coaches Speak

As we stated in our Day 1 recap, mandatory minicamp is the time when you hear from assistant coaches you normally don’t hear from. Coach Olsavsky and Coach Bradley talk about the upcoming group of players.

  • Locker Room Sound

Joe Haden talks about entering the final year of his contract, and the expectations for the upcoming season.